Food · recipe

No-Waste Slow Cooker Vegetable Broth

We are constantly trying to find new ways to recycle and reduce waste so when I attended a food demonstration at the healthcare system where I work, I was super excited when the cook revealed her secret for making use of unwanted vegetable scraps. Instead of throwing away the peels, ends, and cores of vegetables,… Continue reading No-Waste Slow Cooker Vegetable Broth

Blog · Inspiration

Urban Jungle Bloggers: Botanical Zoom

Spring is just around the corner and what better time to zoom in on plants than now! Our house plants are very dear to us. So much so that before we had our baby, we talked about our plants as though they were our children. Yes, they were (and still are) that important to us!… Continue reading Urban Jungle Bloggers: Botanical Zoom

Food · recipe

Lebanese Beef and Potato Stew

If you live in the Midwest, you know that springtime isn't all sunshine and butterflies. We have plenty of gray days that can feel like winter and sometimes all we want to do is curl up in a blanket with a hearty bowl of something and pray that 70 degree weather is right around the… Continue reading Lebanese Beef and Potato Stew

Food · recipe

Deliciously Spicy Carrot Cake

I recently kidnapped a juicer from my dad's house (just kidding, he gave me permission) to juice some carrots and I was surprised by how much carrot pulp was created out of such a small glass of juice! I didn't want to waste the carrot shavings so I decided I would make a carrot cake… Continue reading Deliciously Spicy Carrot Cake

Inspiration

Inspirational Wallpaper: March

Happy 1st of March and National Reading Month πŸ™‚ To celebrate our love for spring and reading, we have merged some of my photography with our favorite books to present you with some inspirational wallpaper. We hope this Lord of the Rings'Β themed printable gives you happy spring vibes that will carry you through the month.… Continue reading Inspirational Wallpaper: March

DIY

DIY Hanging Vase

This DIY project is the culmination of 3 very random happenings: 1) One of our New Year's resolutions for 2016 was to find ways to incorporate more plants in our home. We love the sense of peace and purpose our plants bring to our home and we simply wanted to diversify our jungalow. 2) I… Continue reading DIY Hanging Vase